This film documents personal computing and education within the Soviet Union. Astonishing how much of the software is in English.
I'm working with a team on a new product (more on that soon) for managing your identity online. We would love to have your input in this short survey (< 5 minutes). Thanks in advance! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/YorbaPricing
“Attention is a limited resource, so pay attention to where you pay attention.” ~ Howard Rheingold https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/04/opinion/michael-goldhaber-internet.html
Current identity solutions are full of needless friction. They have barely evolved since the Compatible Time-Sharing System at 1960s MIT.
@cadey offers some useful perspective at 'A Model for Identity in Software' by https://christine.website/blog/identity-model-software-2021-01-31 #philosophy #pluralgang
Artists forcing us to confront the rise in citizen surveillance: https://www.goethe.de/prj/k40/en/kun/sur.html
How does Signal finance itself?
TIL: The #Signal Technology Foundation was given a loan of 105 million USD by co-founder Brian Acton of, which is due to be repaid in 2068 at 0% interest rate.
(Source: Page 31–32 of their 2018 Form 990: https://projects.propublica.org/nonprofits/display_990/824506840/12_2019_prefixes_82-86%2F824506840_201812_990_2019121216951146?__cf_chl_jschl_tk__=404ea0ebdc0e08141bc146c671279dfd09dedea7-1610732462-0-AQrGujsZkgpiEgcRf0ZLpZ94mVKGYedqgzEUPCrmbsYptdwxVnkEK-To-gHSJ4-NKR2n5gBP7V6suraXarMmWEbTzLG15aMuvHr2bFg0B_6wmVSPYmROfHUTJYQnyfOiV29kFeAAh2-mKwMD-YyG4gwapXYS6OuWBSgzJP4N4si-QdhlYTlQtdo-bzuox9HYBLvLyxr0XgUJ6Oev2Q0oCJhpHz9T46FyGcfQfX7GF2r37MSmvUNsEi1GW8v012-GmaLeIR_SJLUdHeZTZ4wObL5ODaT3VmDP6fw4e7z50308k_3lvEhgC2pgWbfNaBsBkH7sRq0-7TSpq8HCGmwQjVFNMQyZWLghxJrPq3RjPYIQdRm7Ch_aN7s6vVZUKDHWxgjb8-QbfUnJCLGo54kpPk0GMMq_IOW4ITplNCRWMY8bPC314QRwvBnr5Fq1-8-hG0tcuoKxmN3sE-lpDpZRBmOPbFCzUCpX29cdIfn2-O6X0NZBqI1hhKHA0s3ZGVnPCQ)
Truth Storms the Capitol: How narrowcasting brought the United States to the edge of democracy. https://schmud.de/posts/2021-01-07-truth-storms-the-capitol.html #sts #misinformation
A guide to oneness through gurus, psychedelics, and the hidden code in Jordan Mechner's classic game "Karateka." My reflections on Ram Dass' 1971 classic, "Be Here Now." https://schmud.de/posts/2020-12-16-be-here-now.html #atari #zen
A quick update on what I'm working on, with videos of my recent talks at JupyterCon and the Nexa Center, information about Gallery 404, and a few other projects: https://schmud.de/pages/now.html
Today marks a new addition to Gallery 404's illustrious collection of broken net art. "This and that thought." by BFFA3AE. http://www.netart.today/
Gallery 404 exhibits the digital debris of the digital natives. A new experiment by yours truly - a space to show what we have lost to time. https://schmud.de/posts/2020-30-11-gallery-404.html #netart #internethistory
In our latest episode on #JaneJacobs we discussed her concept of 'Eyes on the Street', and the way that social norms in high density areas create secure communities, based on her time living in Greenwich Village, Manhattan in the 1950s. Listen to this clip from the episode now 🦻
Turing Complete. Art. Lisp.
👥 Working on identity tools in Turin, Italy.
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